7. Why I Don’t & Won’t Hate Cancer

Firstly, I think it’s strange that a disease has the same name as an astrological sign.  I’m a Cancer, I have cancer.  The animal came first, followed by the astrological sign (which also has an interesting story), and then the naming of the disease...

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6. Kicking Cancer is a Full-Time Job

It has been a very good week.  Firstly, and amazingly, my brain MRI came back clear!  If you recall, last October the MRI at NIH had found minute spots on my left frontal lobe, which had negated me from participating in the immunotherapy trial.  When I received the “no cancer visible” text from my oncologist (with a red balloon emoticon), I burst into tears and sobbed for two whole minutes, then had a good long belly laugh...

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